PWSC Campuses

Prince William Sound College main campus in Valdez, Alaska
PWSC main campus in Valdez, Alaska


Prince William Sound College 

Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is a one-of-a-kind institution of higher education with its main campus located in Valdez, Alaska. The main campus and its extension sites in Cordova and Copper Basin are set amidst some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery and rich cultural history.

Main Campus (Valdez)

Main Campus in Valdez, Alaska

Valdez is located on the magnificent Prince William Sound, a fjord formed by retreating glaciers. It is a paradise for any outdoor enthusiast or nature lover. Behind the town of Valdez is the Chugach Range, where Keystone Canyon and Thompson Pass provide access to breathtaking waterfalls, hanging glaciers, mountain hiking, and backcountry skiing access.

Main Campus phone number: 907-834-1600
Address: 303 Lowe St. Valdez, Alaska, 99686-0097

Copper Basin Extension Site

Copper Basin Extension Site graduates at commencement

The Copper Basin Extension Site is located in Glennallen, approximately 120 miles up the road from Valdez. In the heart of the Copper River Basin, Glennallen and its neighboring communities are the gateway to the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the largest national park in the country!

Copper Basine Extension Site Contact Information


Cordova Extension Site

Cordova Forest

The Cordova Extension Site is located in Cordova, a quaint fishing village on Prince William Sound. Though Cordova is only 75 miles away from Valdez, the town is only accessible by boat or plane. Cordova is surrounded by hemlock and spruce trees on the northern edge of a temperate rain forest.

Cordova Extension Site Contact Information